Excel RV Recalls
There has been 1 recall on RV vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-08-30 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-09-10, was due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2013, RV's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Excel Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Excel RV
|2013-08-30||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-09-10)|
|Recall Summary:||Peterson Industries Inc. (Peterson) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Excel travel trailers manufactured February 2013 through June 2013. Due to a design change in the dometic-brand power awning motor assembly, the motor assembly screws may unknowingly shear.|
|Hazard:||If the motor assembly screws shear, it is possible that the awning can unfurl unexpectedly, either while the vehicle is at rest or while in transit, increasing the risk of personal injury or a vehicle crash.|
|Remedy:||Peterson Industries Inc. will notify owners, and Dometic staff will replace the affected motors with one of a different design. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Peterson at 1-800-368-3759 or Dometic at 1-888-447-0003 for more information. Owners are being instructed not to drive their vehicle until repairs can be performed.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.